Turin is a city in Italy, an important business and cultural center of northern Italy. The administrative center of the Piedmont region and the territorial unit of the same name, equated to the province. The fourth city in Italy after Rome, Milan and Naples in terms of population, has about 876 thousand people. (2018), together with the suburbs 1.7 million.
It is located at the confluence of the Dora Riparia River with the Po River, on the Padan Plain at the foot of the Western Alps, on the outskirts of the Alpine passes.
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After the completion of the Risorgimento (1861), Turin remained the capital of the unified Italy for four years. At this time, the largest construction projects in the south of Europe were being implemented here.
The city is known in the world for its Christian relic - the Shroud of Turin, as well as the football teams Juventus and Torino. Turin is the capital of the 2006 Winter Olympics.
The patron saint of the city is St. John the Baptist (Italian San Giovanni Battista). City holiday - June 24.